Accident Mil Mi-8AMTSh RF-95585, 01 Aug 2016
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Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Mil Mi-8AMTSh
Owner/operator:Russian Air Force
Registration: RF-95585
MSN: 8AMTS00643137383U
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Idlib province -   Syria
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Aleppo
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A Russian helicopter (212 yellow) was shot down by ground fire after delivering aids supplies to Aleppo.
All 5 persons onboard died in the crash. The helicopter was carrying three crew and two Russian officers involved in the reconciliation effort.

Reuters (archived at (archived


Revision history:

01-Aug-2016 10:46 gerard57 Added
01-Aug-2016 11:06 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
01-Aug-2016 11:45 krasatpi Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source]
01-Aug-2016 13:04 Aerossurance Updated [Registration, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Aug-2016 14:11 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]
01-Aug-2016 14:11 harro Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
01-Aug-2016 17:56 Aerossurance Updated [Registration, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
01-Aug-2016 18:21 rotorspot Updated [Cn]
02-Aug-2016 06:31 u2fly Updated [Source]

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